The Unstructured Travel Jacket

As you may already know I love casual, unstructured, “soft” tailoring. In my opinion it’s the ideal way for a modern gentleman to dress. I designed this jacket with the NYC-based team behind… Continue reading

How to Choose a Gift for a Boyfriend?

Since he’s your boyfriend, you should know him very well. Think about what he likes [Is he a Star Wars geek? Does your guy love working out? Is all he talks about football?]… Continue reading

A Brief History of Men’s Style

We’ve said it time and time again, menswear is ruled by history and tradition. Every person in menswear (designer, stylist, editor, etc) has taken inspiration from the past at one time or another.… Continue reading

How It Should Fit: The Classic Trouser

  WAIST The waist of the trouser should sit comfortably on your natural waist, not your hips. Jeans are often cut to sit lower on the hips with a natural “sag” effect, but… Continue reading


The Hollywood Reporter have released exclusive images and a comprehensive interview with some of today’s biggest stars for their annual Actor Roundtable. This season’s leading male contenders marked for big film awards include… Continue reading

6 Core Menswear and Style Values

Obviously, since I’ll be acting as cruise director here, many of the suggestions I make, pieces of advice I give, and products I show a particular affinity for will be influenced by my… Continue reading


Windowpane patterns (you know, the ones with the slim lines that cross to make shapes like old style windowpanes) are having a moment around Black Lapel. Call it “on trend” (if you must),… Continue reading

Online men’s tailor plans Chestnut St. store

Indochino, a formerly online-only “custom men’s apparel store” and tailor, has picked a century-old 2,300 sq ft brownstone rowhome at 1606 Chesntut St. (behind Liberty Place) for its third U.S. by-appointment, 10-employee, bricks-and-mortar… Continue reading

Shift Into Neutral: Browns and Greys

Blue, grey, and brown. Three of menswear’s great neutrals and perfect starting points for building any look. Creating something interesting, however, doesn’t mean having to add a splash of color with a tie… Continue reading

A Guide to Formal Attire

When it comes to formal menswear, there are all kinds of traditional “rules”. Talk to a English traditionalist, for example, and he can go on and on about morning coats with tails and… Continue reading